Last Thursday, December 24, we visited the Montserrat mountain (Barcelona) and the surroundings, along with my friend Sergio Quiñonero. The main intention was to observe some of the endemic species that inhabit there. We found alive some of them although it’s not a good moment for the cold of winter.
Two living specimens of a rare endemic species. Xerocrassa montserratensis (Hidalgo, 1870).
Cochlostoma martorelli (Servain, 1880). Common species.
Montserratina bofilliana (Fagot, 1884). Another of the rare endemic species
Examining alluvium and searching microfauna.
Screening the alluvium for separate the sediment into thin layers. We selected the finest layer to be examined later at home and thus separate interesting and well-preserved specimens from the microfauna.